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post #1 of 7 Old 11-07-2009, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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2009 CBR 600RR fairing nightmare

hey guys i recently bought some flushmount front turn signals and was dead set on installing them today. unfortunately it didnt happen because i just cant figure out how to take all the fairing off without breaking it. its an absolute nightmare. does anyone know where i can get some info or illustrations on how to remove them?

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post #2 of 7 Old 11-09-2009, 06:38 AM
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I'd suggest a factory service manual...
you can get download free digital copies in PDF format if you search Google with the right criteria..
I found one for 07-08, I know it's not the same as the body style changed a bit in 09, but it's here if you wanna take a look.

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scroll down below the pic of the bike, there are 2 parts to download.

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post #3 of 7 Old 11-09-2009, 07:18 AM
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get the 09 service manual, will come in handy for other things as well. there is a step by step to get the 09s off or breakage could happen.

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My brother-in-law has a 07 and I helped him install flush-mount signals. Even with the manual it was really hard to get the plastics on and off.

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post #5 of 7 Old 11-09-2009, 08:25 AM
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I'm with the others here. Get that manual first and then do the work. You can wait a bit and if you are impatient, order it and get it shipped 2nd day. You don't want to fvck that beauty up. Nice bike, bro.

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The exploded views that Ron Ayers uses may be useful.

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post #7 of 7 Old 12-14-2009, 11:39 AM
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Like the '08 1000RR the plastics are totally FING fiddly and full of the little plastic bayonet "plugs" and "screw" clips. When you encounter a bayonet push the center button in to collapse the plug and it will pull right out. For the screws, just unthread them a few turns and they'll also pop out.

Go slow, be gentle, and work your way back up towards the headlight assembly from the obvious metal hardware holding the plastic to the bike. Be aware that many of the plastic tabs that join fairings to intake duct covers, lower, etc are very thin and don't like to be flexed or they'll snap off. Don't forget where everything goes when you replace it.

I figured mine out by swapping to track plastics and back multiple times this summer and succeeded in breaking a few things, i.e. those little tabs. Seems that Honda deems a few grams of weight savings better than a durable piece of plastic. Get a service manual or seek a therapist.

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